Risk Management

Mobile Device Security

Mobile Device Security

Gone are the days when the most sensitive information on an employee’s phone was the names and phone numbers of their contacts. Now, a smartphone or tablet can be used to gain access to anything, including emails, stored passwords and even proprietary company data. Depending on how your organization uses such devices, unauthorized access to …

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Safety Matters It's No Accident

Safety Matters: It’s No Accident

Accidents can happen at any time in the workplace, often when you least expect them. However, many on-the-job accidents can be avoided by focusing on safe practices and taking necessary safety precautions. Know the Hazards The cause of accidents can almost always be traced to a dangerous act, an unsafe condition or a combination of …

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Enforcement Actions Are Up and Expected to Stay That Way

Enforcement Actions Are Up and Expected to Stay That Way

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta recently told the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee that he “fully expects” OSHA inspections to increase once new inspectors are trained. Increased DOL Enforcement Actions Acosta’s remarks are in line with the significant increase in enforcement actions employers have seen in the …

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Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety for Outdoor Workers

Although about 90 percent of people struck by lightning survive, these strikes can cause serious and permanent disabilities. And, even if employees aren’t hurt by lightning, they may be at risk from any fires, explosions or other hazards that result from a strike. Together, these facts outline the importance of protecting employees who work outdoors …

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